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Activities Program - RMS Nieuw Amsterdam - 27 August 1938

Front Cover, Cabin Class Activities Program from the RMS Nieuw Amsterdam for the Voyage Beginning 27 August 1938.

Front Cover, Cabin Class Activities Program from the RMS Nieuw Amsterdam for the Voyage Beginning 27 August 1938. GGA Image ID # 12ad710d05

Social and Sporting Activities for the Voyage from Rotterdam to New York onboard the RMS Nieuw Amsterdam of the Holland-America Line. Cabin class passengers enjoyed many events including a variety of deck sports, movies, card games, concerts, dancing, children's parties, horse races, and more.

FROM ROTTERDAM TO NEW YORK VIA BOULOGNE-SUR-MER AND SOUTHAMPTON OF THE 27th OF AUGUST 1938

CABIN CLASS

Captain J. J. BIJL, Commodore

The Swimming Pool is situated on E Deck, and will be open daily: from 7.00 AM to 12.30 PM and from 2.00 PM to 7.00 PM

A fully equipped Turkish Bath with experienced attendant in charge, is at passengers disposal.

Adjoining the Swimming pool is the Squash Racket Court which is open daily:
from 7.00 AM to 12.30 PM and from 2.00 PM to 7.00 PM

The Gymnasium is situated on the Sports Deck and will be open from 7.00 AM to 12.30 PM and from 2.00 PM to 7.00 PM Instructor in charge.

Trapshooting. Passengers wishing to enjoy this sport may do so on the Upper Promenade Deck, Aft of the Ritz Carlton: from 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon and from 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM

Please apply to the Deck Steward in charge.

PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27th

  • 4.00 PM Grand Hall (Prom. Deck) Afternoon Tea.
  • 5.00 PM and 9.30 PM Nieuw Amsterdam Theatre:  Jane Withers, Gloria Stuart and Henry Wilcoxson in: "Keep Smiling”
  • 9:30 PM Grand Hall: Dancing.

For Religious Services please consult Bulletin Boards

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28th

  • 11.00 AM Sports Deck: Deck Sports Tournaments.  Deck- and Table Tennis, Shuffleboard and Deck Golf
  • 3.00 PM Card Room: Contract Bridge Party.
  • 4.00 PM Grand Hall: Afternoon Tea Concert.
  • 5.00 PM and 9.30 PM Nieuw Amsterdam Theatre: Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Andrea Leeds, Adolph Menjou in: "Letter of Introduction"
  • 9.45 PM Grand Hall: Italian Concert by the Nieuw Amsterdam Orchestra.
  • 12.01 Midnight. Ritz Carlton: Dancing.

MONDAY, AUGUST 29th

  • 11.00 AM Sports Deck: Deck Sports Tournaments Continue.
  • 3.00 PM Card Room: Bridge Party.
  • 3.30 PM Upper Prom. Deck: Official Opening of the Nieuw Amsterdam Jockey Club.
  • 4.00 PM Grand Hall: Afternoon Tea Concert.
  • 5.00 PM and 9.30 PM Nieuw Amsterdam Theatre: Joan Blondell and Melvyn Douglas in: "There's Always a Woman
  • 9.30 PM Grand Hall: Dancing.
  • 11.00 PM Ritz Carlton: Keno
  • 12.01 Midnight. Ritz Carlton: Dancing.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 30th

  • 11.00 AM Sports Deck: Deck Sports Tournaments Continue.
  • 3.30 PM Children's Playroom (Upper Prom. Deck) Youngster's Party.
  • 4.00 PM Grand Hall: Afternoon Tea Concert.
  • 5.00 PM and 9.30 PM Nieuw Amsterdam Theatre: Robert Young, Ruth Hussey and Lew Ayres in: "Rich Man, Poor Girl"
  • 9.30 PM Grand Hall: Dancing.
  • 12.01 Midnight. Ritz Carlton: Dancing.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31st

  • 11.00 AM Sports Deck: Deck Sports Tournaments Continue.
  • 3.30 PM Upper Promenade Deck: Horse Races.
  • 4.00 PM Grand Hall: Afternoon Tea Concert.
  • 5.00 PM and 9.30 PM Nieuw Amsterdam Theatre: Robert Montgomery, Virginia Bruce and Lewis Stone in: "Yellow Jack"
  • 9.30 PM Grand Hall: Richard Wagner Evening by the Nieuw Amsterdam Orchestra.
  • 11.00 PM Ritz Carlton: Keno.
  • 12.01 Midnight. Ritz Carlton: Dancing.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st

  • 11.00 AM Sports Deck: Deck Sport Finals.
  • 4.00 PM Grand Hall: Afternoon Tea Concert.
  • 5.00 PM and 9.30 PM Nieuw Amsterdam Theatre: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone and Cecelia Parker in: "Judge Hardy's Children"
  • 9.30 PM Grand Hall: Dancing.
  • 11.00 PM Ritz Carlton: Keno.
  • 12.01 Midnight. Ritz Carlton: Dancing.

Cabin Class Activities Program from the RMS Nieuw Amsterdam for the Voyage Beginning 27 August 1938.

Cabin Class Activities Program from the RMS Nieuw Amsterdam for the Voyage Beginning 27 August 1938. GGA Image ID # 12adc13c03

Back Cover, Cabin Class Activities Program from the RMS Nieuw Amsterdam for the Voyage Beginning 27 August 1938.

Back Cover, Cabin Class Activities Program from the RMS Nieuw Amsterdam for the Voyage Beginning 27 August 1938. GGA Image ID # 12ade93154

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